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The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

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Synopsis:

In this revised second edition of her indispensable classic on Piaget and teaching, renowned educator and scholar Eleanor Duckworth provides a new introduction to her wide-ranging writings, and adds a chapter on children's approaches to science.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-174) and index.

Table of Contents

The having of wonderful ideas — The language and thought of Piaget, and some comments on learning to spell — Either we're too early and they can't learn it, or we're too late and they know it already : the dilemma of "applying Piaget" — A child's-eye view of knowing — The virtues of not knowing — Learning with breadth and depth — Understanding children's understanding — Structures, continuity, and other people's minds — Making sure that everybody gets home safely — Twenty-four, forty-two, and I love you : keeping it complex — Teaching as research.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807735138
Subtitle:
And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning
Author:
Duckworth, Eleanor
Author:
Duckworth, Eleanor
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Teaching
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning
Subject:
Teachers
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Learning, psychology of
Subject:
Piaget, Jean
Subject:
Teachers -- Training of.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
no. 452
Publication Date:
January 1996
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.01x6.16x.54 in. .60 lbs.

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